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Am Holztor

Holzstr. 40 | 55116 Mainz, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
+49 6131 5547700
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good27%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“potatoes” (7 reviews)
“schnitzel” (10 reviews)
“french fries” (2 reviews)
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Wine Bar, German, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Holzstr. 40 | 55116 Mainz, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a traditional German restaurant. We tried it because it had many excellent reviews on trip advisor. We now would like to add ours. The atmosphere is warm and inviting and the service was friendly. Many locals eat here. The menus is traditional German...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank hanifenmv
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Went to Am Holztor for an early dinner and was so happy to have such an authentic German meal. The wienerschnitzel was outstanding as were the potatoes. The service was warm and friendly! Definitely a place to check out if your ever in the neighborhood.

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank LisaChicago_IL
Reviewed 17 September 2018

We had our fill of pork products after 10 days in Germany so searched for an alternative specialty which we found at Am Holztor in their Roast Chicken. It was amazing, and as others have mentioned, the roast potatoes that accompanied it, are not to...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank erlanger215
Jörn K, Inhaber at Am Holztor, responded to this reviewResponded 17 September 2018

Thank you for your great review. We are always happy when it tastes not only our German guests. We would be very happy to meet you again.

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

The service was excellent, the ambiance so precious, NOT ambushed by tourists but had many regulars visiting, pricing very reasonable, and their fried potatoes ( Brat Kartoffeln) was the BEST I had ever eaten in my life. It accompanied my steak ( thanks to the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Omusubi
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

Thank you Trip Advisor for having sent us to this wonderful restaurant Food was excellent. Service by Dominic was perfect. Hope to come back some day

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank gmoy27
Reviewed 24 May 2018 via mobile

I have been wanting to go to Am Holtzor for dinner in over two years but I either go to MAINZ on Mondays when they are closed or end up at Stadthaus Schänke with other airline crew members. You should know that International airline crews...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Isoar
JoernKarner, Inhaber at Am Holztor, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Wow, Isoar, what a great review! Thanks for that! I hope, you are not disappointed to hear, that we use regular fat for the fries? ;) I have to admit, I do not understand the meaning of the sentence with the "ugly americans", since we...More

Reviewed 16 May 2018

Didn't realize there was a patio, but it was getting dark and we were put at a nice big table inside. The food came out promptly and the portions were so generous we couldn't eat it all and they asked if we would like them...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank ChrisDeanTravel
JoernKarner, Inhaber at Am Holztor, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Dear Chris, thanks for your nice review! For your next visit please be informed, that most of our dishes are available as a small portion too, so there should be no leftovers. I am happy, you were satisfied with our service. Hope to see you...More

Reviewed 10 May 2018 via mobile

Always try and eat here whenever staying at the Hyatt, a very short walk from the hotel, great service, good menu, stunning food, authentic atmosphere. If you miss it, it’s your loss!! Highly recommended

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank StephenHoneyman
JoernKarner, Inhaber at Am Holztor, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Dear Stephen, thanks for you kind review! We are always very pleased, to be a "small home away from home" to our international guests. So see you during your next Mainz-Stop!

Reviewed 26 March 2018

You should give a stop to try the schnitzel with mushroom sauce and the local beer! Family-run business.

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank Guilherme S
JoernKarner, Inhaber at Am Holztor, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Hi Guilherme, thanks for your review, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay.

Reviewed 15 September 2017

I was in Mainz the end of August. One evening, I was walking around the old town looking for a restaurant. A nice young lady told me I should try out this restaurant if I really like German food. This is a nice cozy restaurant...More

Date of visit: August 2017
1  Thank calvin722
JoernKarner, Inhaber at Am Holztor, responded to this reviewResponded 11 December 2017

Dear Calvin, I am happy to read your review and glad to see, we made you feel welcome in our little place. Thanks for the nice comment! Kind regards and merry xmas!

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12 December 2015|
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Response from MarkMZ | Property representative |
Yes, I definitely would. Or come early and enjoy eating at a table reserved for guests arriving later. We open at 4:00 pm.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$24
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
5:00 PM - 11:00 PM
4:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Holzstr. 40 | 55116 Mainz, 55116 Mainz, Rhineland-Palatinate, Germany
  • Location: Europe  >  Germany  >  Rhineland-Palatinate  >  Mainz
  • Phone Number: +49 6131 5547700
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